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Moves to seize HFT code “dead”; Complex Math Could Make Blockchain Work for Wall Street; SEC’s CAT John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes Over the last quarter Eris Exchange hit an all-time high of 200,000 contracts ($20bn) of open interest (OI) in their IRS swap futures contracts cleared by CME Group.~JJL On November 3, 2017, Chicago-Kent College of Law will host the 9th Annual Conference on Futures and Derivatives. This is a full day program covering important topics for compliance officers, in house counsel, regulators, accountants and attorneys who work within the Futures industry. Register HERE.~JJL Rosenblatt Securities in their Trading Talk Market Structure Analysis reported year-to-date equities average daily volume is down 11.57 percent y/y and off…

John Lothian Newsletter: Royal Dutch Shell CEO to Call for Effective System for Pricing Carbon; Treasury auction sees US join 0% club; Winklevoss twins prepare to launch bitcoin exchange John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read I Love London By John J. Lothian I love London. Last year our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series attracted 142 interns, college students and young professionals to our events at the CME Group‘s offices and the London Stock Exchange Next week, yes next week, we will be at Nasdaq‘s offices in the Woolgate Exchange building to present our 2015 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series. I am pumped by the great lineup of speakers we have. We have tracked down Garry Jones, CEO of LME, to come speak during a very busy LME Week in a talk…

John Lothian Newsletter: ISDA Launches New Industry Initiative for a Derivatives Product Identification Standard; Vix ETFs contributed to August turmoil; IEX applies for full exchange status John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Fed Decision-Day Guide: Zero Hour for Moves on Rates, Dot Plot Steve Matthews, Christopher Condon – Bloomberg Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement along with quarterly economic projections at 2 p.m. Thursday in Washington, and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference at 2:30 p.m. jlne.ws/1YfrCiQ ***** I fear the interest market is like the muscles in my shoulder, atrophied. We have not traded a robust interest rate market for a long time. In fact, my favorite interest rate trader has mostly stopped trading them, trading energy…

John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq NFX eyes 10% share of energy market ;Community Building: CME Europe’s Cees Vermaas Looks To Grow Asset Classes and Customer Base; Euronext wins Dutch court ruling over intellectual property John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & PiecesDoug Ashburn – JLN Our friends at Clarus Financial Technology have teamed up with CME Group and ICAP for a one hour seminar this morning to explain the LCH-CME Basis Swap, the latest solution to an emerging market structure issue. Clarus’ Tod Skarecky, who has been following this issue closely and blogging about it, joins CME Group‘s Sean Tully and ICAP SEF CEO Laurent Paulhac to give the back story, and explain the LCH-CME Basis Swap and CME’s new Swap Curve. Information and registration HERE Long-time policy advisor to the futures industry Micah Green has moved…